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Super Poker Sunday - Nick "gbmantis" Niergarth Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million

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Major events in Australia and the U.S. kept many of the pros away from the big Sunday online tournaments this week but the action was still rocking as most of the Sunday Major tournaments surpassed the prize pool guarantees and big-name players took home big paydays.

Longtime online poker pro Nick "gbmantis" Niergarth took complete control of the PokerStars Sunday Million final table and claimed the biggest online poker score of his career — $235,833. The tournament was paused for 'deal' consideration but with Niergarth controlling 87% of the chips in play with three players left, he elected not to deal.

Kevin "Wu_Wizard" MacPhee, Tyler "brainwash" Cornell, Spencer "UH Big Tex" Hudson and Alex "AD_84" Debus were some of the notables that took home big scores this week. Check out the results from the Sunday Major tournaments on PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker:

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$157,861$1,572,200
PlacePlayerPrize
1Nick "gbmantis" Niergarth$235,833
2LFCRED$172,942
3iisZet$117,915
4willis59$79,238
5NeverMoreCD$62,888
6cryboy89$47,166
7TheCangorous$31,444
8zusa20$18,080
9iBert1924$12,184

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$153,432$686,400
PlacePlayerPrize
1FOO-92$107,765
2Poker Own U$80,308
3TheCangorous$56,628
4motelli$39,468
5powerpokerBR$29,172
6CredeExperto$22,308
7Y2JKID$15,444
8Helst$8,580
9kuzman89$5,491

Notable Finishes: David "dhilton12" Hilton (11th - $4,118)

Full Tilt Poker $350,000 Guarantee ($350K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$161,803$360,600
PlacePlayerPrize
1lockitup2487$56,674*
2apjpu3l$45,248*
3o daskalos$47,618*
4strimbeqq$25,242
5Spencer "UH Big Tex" Hudson$18,751
6Assad91$13,702
756vn11$9,736
8KillerAAV$6,851
9Eich64$4,687

Notable Finishes: Matt "Adzizzy124" Marafioti (15th - $2,379), Stephen "stevie444" Chidwick (16th - $1,730)

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30853$426,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1Romidel$49,198*
2hamanof$54,608*
3Tyler "brainwash" Cornell$50,180*
4Paris Dedes$50,519*
5barcs69$21,495
6Clark "snake8484" Hamagami$17,060
7kinabamula$12,795
8ESCORPIO1961$8,530
9SinKarma$5,118

*Denotes dour-way deal

Notable Finishes: Jason "jakoon1985" Koon (17th - $2,559), Jim "MrBigQueso" Collopy (18th - $2,559)

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$9986$318,900
PlacePlayerPrize
1Lime-In-Coco$58,996
2heißtercamp$42,732
3mayrogata$31,890
4camikater$23,917
5xalkidas$16,742
6Emilohlsson$13,553
7moumaife84$10,364
8oaktree50$7,175
9FYiWin$4,464

Notable Finishes: Jason "jdtjpoker" Wheeler (13th - $2,710), Chris "ImDaNuts" Oliver (21st - $1,435), Bryan "theczar19" Piccioli (31st - $1,116)

Full Tilt Poker Sunday Brawl ($200K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+$16951$200,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Kevin "Wu_Wizard" MacPhee$40,000
2IfHeDiesHeDies$26,640
3Alex "AD_84" Debus$19,000
4DDonnini$14,200
5Depressed27os$10,600
6limpilicious$7,800
7kipimas$5,800
8SirRui$4,200
9MsMerf$3,000

Notable Finishes: Aaron "aguskb" Gustavson (24th - $860)

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,791$268,650
PlacePlayerPrize
1lynksey99$36,301*
2londdongdave$31,514*
3apostolis20$31,585*
4ActionFreak$17,663
5DinoTheSaulo$12,760
6Hurloon$9,940
7XuxiSanchez$7,253
8muratfb$4,701
9eisenhower1$2,686

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,415$283,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1BriDge2PaiN$48,110
2Poker Own U$35,375
3Greenstone25$26,856
4bgcaiko$19,244
5Josh "JBT449" Bergman$14,008
6TunicaTerror$11,178
7TranquilMind$8,348
8@m@rill0slip$5,518
9G A W$3,056

Notable Finishes: Aaron Been (10th - $2,490), Clark "snake8484" Hamagami (13th - $1,924), Alex "Assassinato" Fitzgerald (25th - $1,132)

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